Mr. Abdul Qadir Baloch

Bursar (1994-1998)

Mr. Abdul Qadir Baloch – 1975

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif


Mr. Abdul Qadir Baloch joined Cadet College Petaro initially as Senior Clerk in the Accounts Dept in 1967, and was evenually promoted to be the Bursar in 1994. He retired from this position in 1998.

He was born on 15 November 1938 at Shikarpur and got married to Mrs. Kulsoom Begum in September 1967. They have seven children – Naeem, Surayya, Saleem, Waseem 90142/Latif, Fauzia, Faiza and Naseem.

Mr. Baloch acquired his early education at Shikarpur, and completed his Matric in 1957 from Govt High School Shikarpur. He then passed his Intermediate exam from Govt. College Sukkur. Later on he sat for his BA and MA Political Science exams privately through Sindh University.

His first job was with the Industrial Urban Cooperative Bank, and was posted as Branch Manager at Petaro in 1963 while Col. Coombes was the Principal. He left Petaro in 1965 and was moved to the Drigh Road, Karachi branch of the bank. Shortly after the 1965 War, he was posted to the Gambat Branch where he worked unti 1967.

In 1967, he opted to return to Petaro, but this time he joined Cadet College Petaro and was appointed Senior Clerk in the Account Dept. In 1970, he was promoted to the position of Accountant, and then as Chief Accountant in 1972. He worked in this position until 1994, when he was finally promoted to the position of Bursar of the college.

Mr. Baloch remained Bursar for 4 years until 1998 when he retired from service. For the following 3-4 years, he remained unemployed. Then finally in 2002, he was appointed on a contract as the Bursar of Cadet College Sanghar. He served in this position until the end of 2010, when his contract ended.

Being so attached to Petaro, he then returned once again, and has taken up the position as the Audit Officer at Cadet College Petaro since the beginning of 2011.